Charles J. Martin letters

Charles J. Martin letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Martin, Charles Jones
Title: Charles J. Martin letters
Dates: 1916-1919
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet 1 half box
Coll. Number: ms2331

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles Jones Martin served in the U.S. Army from 1916 to 1919. He trained in Texas and was briefly stationed at Fort McPherson in Georgia before being sent overseas to France. Before his service, he received a certificate from the University of Georgia in 1913.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists primarily of letters from Charles Jones Martin, Jr. to his family back home while he was overseas in World War I. Other items include photographs, official documents, postcards, and a certifcate from the University of Georgia via the State College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts.

Index Terms

Martin, Charles Jones -- Correspondence
Soldiers--United States.
United States. Army.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Charles J. Martin letters, ms2331, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence - Charles J. Martin, Jr. (Sgt. Troop B, Georgia Guard) Mexican Border, Ft. Bliss, Ft. Hancock, Texas, 1916-1917
2Correspondence - Charles J. Martin, Jr., Reserve Officers Training Camp, Fort McPherson, Georgia, 1917
3Correspondence - Charles J. Martin, Jr. (Lieutenant, 325th Infantry), Camp Gordon, Atlanta and post card, 1917-1918
4Correspondence - Charles J. Martin, Jr. from France while a lieutenant and captain in the 325th Infantry, 82nd Division, 1918-1919
5Fragmants of letters
6letters, postcards, photographs and official papers
7State College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts Certificate, University of Georgia, 1913 January